Most onlookers would agree that Cole still has something to give both at club and international level, and it would make perfect sense if Mourinho had in fact had an issue with the left-back's attitude more than anything else. Cole was dropped just after he attended Arsenal's Christmas party and reportedly reacted badly to his manager's decision.
The Premier League has revealed the 20 top flight clubs' retained and released list, which features a wealth of experience
When a new manager enters the fray, speculation is rife. 'Who will he pick?' 'What style of play will he adopt?' 'Will he be the man to bring England glory?' But the harsh reality is that regardless of who the manager is, England will never compete with the likes of Brazil, Germany and Spain.
Ashley Cole's departure from Chelsea this summer will intensify several clubs' interest in the defender. Ashley Cole To Leave
Despite the three big, black clouds hovering overhead which spell out FFP, Paris Saint-Germain continue to be linked with
As Ashley Cole's omission proved, World Cup squad exclusions are more newsworthy than inclusions. 'F**k France! Nasri's Girlfriend
Poor Ashley Cole. It is a sentence scarcely uttered during the left-back's career, however his international retirement, and
Ashley Cole has retired from international football after being left out of England's World Cup squad. England manager Roy
The Mirror say Ferdinand, whose current Old Trafford deal expires in the summer, is unsure about his United future but wants
England are in a tricky group, and therefore a tricky situation as far as expectation goes. They aren't even favourites to make it out the group, let alone win the thing, so taking a squad of youngsters to experience the atmosphere of a major tournament, without concentrating on progress is one line of thought.